M.A. Admissions

Master of Arts in Social Work (Dalit & Tribal Studies and Action)

Location: Mumbai

School: School of Social Work - Mumbai Campus


Intake: 26

Description

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Master of Arts in Social Work (Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action) is an intensive and theoretically engaging field with the academic programme premised within a Dalit and Tribal Episteme. It is located within Anti Oppressive Social Work and articulates bottom up, indigenous perspectives under the rubric of Dalit and Tribal Social Work. The programme follows a meta-discipline approach to knowledge acquisition and brings within its theoretical ambit, subjects such as Ontology, Epistemology, Ethics and Aes- thetics, Social and Political Philosophy and Dalit and Tribal Knowledge systems. Students are exposed to the latest theoretical debates from a meta-discipline approach pertaining to Adivasi peoples, the Dalit reality, Indian State and global geopolitics.

The programme uses critical pedagogy (CCE Model) led by faculty who are renowned for their ability to facilitate the process. Academically oriented students dedicated to the empowerment of Dalits and Tribes and students interested in understanding Indian structural realities from the lived experiences of Dalits and Tribes would greatly beneit from the programme. Those who have a degree in History, Human Geography, Anthropology, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Peace and Conlict Studies, Political Science and any Humanities subject would find the programme both challenging and fufilling. Students of Bachelors in Social Work with interest in Dalits and Tribes would be greatly enriched by the theoretical depth that the programme offers. Activists with any academic back- ground having few years of experience with people’s movements would ind the programme extremely in- sightful and engaging. The programme is the first of its kind in the world, providing students with wide theoretical exposure to international politico historical and political economic discourses situated within the lived and shared experiences of Dalits in South Asia and Adivasis from India and other regions of the world.

Distribution of Credit Hours:

Year

Detail

Credits

 

 

 

I

Foundation Courses

6

Philosophy of Research

1

Elective Foundation Course (CBCS) 2

Open Elective Courses (CBCS)

2

Core Social Work Courses

16

Programme Courses

4

Fieldwork

12

 

 

II

Disciplinary Elective Course 4
Programme Courses

18

Research Project

6

Fieldwork

12

Total Credits

83

 

Semesterwise Courses:

Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

I

FC

Foundation Course

6

Philosophy of Research

1

SW 01

History and Perspectives of Social Work

2

SW 02

Social Case Work

2

SW 03

Social Group Work

2

SW 05

Research Methods I

2

DTSA 04

Dalit and Tribal Social Work: Perspectives and Concepts

2

II

EF

Elective Foundation Course (CBCS)

2

OE

Open Elective Course  (CBCS)

2

SW 04

Community Organisation

2

SW 06

Social Welfare Administration

2

SW 07

Critical Perspectives on Social Work:

Introduction to Social Theories

2

SW 08

Research Methods II

2

DTSA 01

Rural, Rurality, Caste and Tribe

2

DTSA 02

Political Theory for Critical Social Work

2

DTSA 09

Advanced Dalit and Tribal Social Work Practice skills

2

FW 01

Field Work

12

III

SW 09

Social Policy and Planning

2

DTSA 05 Political Economy, Development and Dalits 2
DTSA 06 Tribe, State and Governance 2

DTSA 07

Term Paper on Dalit and Tribal Studies

2

DTSA 08

Law, Justice and Democratic Rights

2

DE 01

Disciplinary Elective Course (CBCS)

 2

IV

DTSA 03

Tribal and Dalit Movements: Theory and Practice

2

DTSA 13

Social Entrepreneurship among Dalits and Tribes

2

RP

Research Project

6

FW 02

Field Work

12

DE 02

Disciplinary Elective Course (CBCS)

2

Note: The total number of credits, list of CBCS courses and semester-wise listing of courses is provisional, and may undergo some changes.

Fee Structure:

 

 

Components M.A. Social Work in
( CF, CODP, CJ, DTSA, DSA, LSE, MH, PH, WCP )
Semester
I II III IV
FEE Tuition Fee 12,000 12,000 12,000 12,000
Examination Fee 800 800 800 800
Medical Examination Fee 100 0 0 0
CHARGES Field Work Charges 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000
Computer Charges 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
Convocation Charges 0 0 0 2,000
ID Card Charges 300 0 0 0
FUNDS Students' Competency Fund 0 0 0 0
Internship Fund 0 0 0 0
Lab/Studio Fund 0 0 0 0
Development Fund 8,000 8,000 0 0
Students' Union Fund 500 500 500 500
Medical Insurance Fund 1,500 0 1,500 0
DEPOSITS Caution Deposit (Refundable at the time of exit from programme on submission of No Dues Certificate) 10,000 0 0 0
  Total Course Fee 39,200 27,300 20,800 21,300
  Hostel and Dining Hall Charges:      
OTHER
CHARGES
Dining Hall (Advance) Charges 16,000 16,000 16,000 16,000
Hostel & Electricity Charges 15,000 15,000 15,000 15,000
  Total Charges 31,000 31,000 31,000 31,000
*Details under School        
Institute reserves the right to revise the Fee Structure of programmes if necessary.
Some Schools will organise Practicum / Study tour / Rural field work / Urban field work/Winter Institute, expenses for these are not shown in the above table. These expenses will have to be met by the students themselves at the time of the activity.

 

*Institute reserves the rights to revise the Fees Structure of programme if necessary.

 

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